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Motorsports This Week on ESPN

ESPN Logo NASCAR Nationwide Series in Prime Time on ESPN2 The NASCAR Nationwide Series will race under the lights in prime time at the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway on Friday night, April 4, and ESPN2 will have a live telecast. NASCAR Countdown airs at 8 p.m. ET and the green flag will fly at 8:47 p.m.  The race telecast will air delayed on ESPN Deportes at 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 5, and live in Canada on TSN2 at 8 p.m. Friday. All NASCAR programming on ESPN networks is available on computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Apple TV and Roku via WatchESPN, accessible to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliate provider. Announcers: Booth: Lap-by-Lap announcer Allen Bestwick; analysts Rusty Wallace, Andy Petree. Pit reporters: Dave Burns, Mike Massaro, Dr. Jerry Punch. NASCAR Countdown: Nicole Briscoe (host); Ricky Craven, Brad Daugherty (analysts).  NASCAR Now schedule This week’s schedule for ... FULL STORY »

Darlington Raceway is still a magical place for NASCAR racing
By NASCAR Wire Service

Darlington Raceway Logo Darlington Raceway LogoDARLINGTON, S.C.— By now, everyone has heard the rumors. When I left Darlington Raceway after Saturday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500, I turned to a friend who has worked at the track for years and said what I always say: “See you next year.” The response I got was decidedly different this time. “I hope so,” he said. In the rumor mill, Darlington’s place on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule is tenuous. That being the case, it was gratifying to sit in on a Saturday noon press conference at the venerable speedway, where track president Chip Wile and NASCAR president Mike Helton talked about plans for the 2015 event. No, Darlington doesn’t have a specific date for next year’s race. That won’t be set ... FULL STORY »

2014 Texas Motor Speedway April NASCAR Weekend Track Event Schedule

Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway Logo TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY 2014 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES EVENT SCHEDULE Thursday, April 3RD 10:00 AM NNS HAULERS ENTER 11:30 AM ... FULL STORY »

Second Annual NASCAR Race To Green Initiative To Highlight Mass Adoption Of Sustainable Practices Across The Sport

NASCAR Green Logo NASCAR Galvanizing Fans, Industry And Partners Around Theme Of Protecting, Preserving The Environment   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 28, 2014) — Celebrating the sport’s commitment to protecting and preserving the environment, NASCAR today officially kicked off its second annual NASCAR Race to Green™ initiative at Martinsville Speedway. ... FULL STORY »

Air Titan 2.0 Unveiled At Martinsville Speedway

An infographic explaining the performance specifications of Air Titan 2.0 and a comparison to Air Titan 1.0. NASCAR Debuts Latest Version Of Cutting-Edge Track-Drying Technology DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 28, 2014) – NASCAR introduced an evolution in innovation today – the results of which will continue to elevate a fan’s race-viewing experience to an evn greater level. The Toyota-hauled next ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – March 24 – 30, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo CALIFORNIA CHECKERS FOR KYLE’S CAMRY:  Kyle Busch won the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race for Toyota this season on Sunday at California’s Auto Club Speedway, marking his second consecutive NSCS race win at the two-mile speedway located in Toyota’s backyard.  The scheduled 400-mile ... FULL STORY »

Kenseth Family Welcomes Baby Clara Mae

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo Huntersville, NC (March 26, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing’s driver of the No. 20 Toyota, Matt Kenseth, and his wife Katie welcomed a new bundle of joy Tuesday evening with the birth of the couple's third daughter. Clara Mae ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing Provides Proving Grounds for Red Kap’s Performance Workwear

Richard Childress Racing crew member sporting Red Kap gear RCR / ECR Engines teams put the Red Kap performance workwear through vigorous working conditions of a top racing NASCAR team NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 25, 201) – When it comes to preparing race cars for a NASCAR team like Richard Childress ... FULL STORY »



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No. 39 NASCAR Nationwide Series Team Penalized For Rules Violation at Auto Club Speedway
no responses - Posted 03.25.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Mar. 25, 2014) — The No. 39 team that competes in the NASCAR Nationwide Series has been penalized as a result of a rules violation committed during last week’s event at Auto Club Speedway. During post-race inspection on March 22, the No. 39 car committed a P3 ...FULL STORY »
Chad Boat
Billy Boat Motorsports Drives Fans to RedFest with New Partnership in Texas
no responses - Posted 03.25.14
NASCAR Nationwide Series Rookie Chad Boat to Pilot the No. 84 RedFest Chevrolet Camaro MOORESVILLE, N.C. (March 25, 2014) - Billy Boat Motorsports (BBM) announces today a partnership with RedFest presented by Natty Light for the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) on Friday, April ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Cartwheel Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series TREATMYCLOT.COM 300 at Auto Club Speedway on March 22, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Kyle Larson didn’t arrive at Fontana; he was already there
no responses - Posted 03.24.14
FONTANA, Calif.— Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick both realized how special the moment was. Busch, who typically is disgusted when he runs second, seemed happy with third. Harvick, another hard-nosed racer with a first-or-bust mentality, took his runner-up finish in stride. Busch and Harvick, whose uneasy relationship on and off the track has ...FULL STORY »
Roger Penske - Photo Credit: Catchfence Open Wheel Editor: Paul Powell
Legendary Motorsports Team Owner Earns Induction Into Texas Motorsports Hall Of Fame
no responses - Posted 03.24.14
FORT WORTH, Texas (March 24, 2014) - No owner in the history of open-wheel racing has displayed such dominance over the sport than Roger Penske. Penske, the owner of Team Penske, has established himself as one of the premier owners in all of motorsports and his proficiency for finding Victory Lane ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Eric McClure on pit box - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Eric McClure Posts 25th-place Finish at Auto Club Speedway; Advances Two Spots In Points
no responses - Posted 03.23.14
Fontana, California (March 23, 2014)- After slipping two positions in the point standings following last week's event, Eric McClure headed to Auto Club Speedway to improve on last season's 27th-place finish at the two-mile track. Despite starting 33rd, McClure not only posted a 25th-place finish, his second-best at the track, ...FULL STORY »
TriStar Motorsports
TriStar Motorsports (Mike Bliss / Eric McClure / David Starr) 2014 NNS TREATMYCLOT.com 300 Post Race Reports
no responses - Posted 03.23.14
Mooresville, NC (March 23, 2014) - The TREATMYCLOT.com 300 from Auto Club Speedway is complete. The 150-lap/300-mile race had four cautions for a total of 12 laps. Overall, TriStar Motorsports had a good points weekend in Fontana, CA. This weekend the NASCAR Nationwide Series has their first off weekend of ...FULL STORY »
2013 NNS Driver Landon Cassill (Flex Seal) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Fuel Pump Parks Landon Cassill At Auto Club Speedway
no responses - Posted 03.23.14
FONTANA, Calif. – After four solid races to start the season, Landon Cassill ran into the gremlins in Race Five Saturday at Auto Club Speedway. Cassill parked his Flex Seal Chevrolet 108 laps in the 150-lap race after fuel pump problems, finishing 35th. Cassill had finished no worse than 21st in the ...FULL STORY »
Jeffrey Earnhardt (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images)
Jeffrey Earnhardt Claims 23rd At Auto Club Speedway
no responses - Posted 03.23.14
FONTANA, Calif. – Jeffrey Earnhardt scored his best finish of the young Nationwide Series season Saturday, coming home 23rd in the TREATMYCLOT.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway. Earnhardt had failed to crack the top 25 in the season’s first four races. His Saturday finish boosted him from 21st to 19th in ...FULL STORY »


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